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Impact Ecosystems: Entrepreneurial Skill and Venture Formation

November 17, 2020

Successes & Lessons

What successes and lessons are thrown up by RMIT’s recent experience in catalysing entrepreneurial skill and venture creation?

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JP

To be concrete about the way we've been able to help startups and companies in blockchain space… See more

Jason P.

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WN

Lessons – Organisations are having to rapidly rethink their approaches and redefine many areas of th… See more

Wade N.

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JS

Given our role in seeding startups into the ecosystem, and that our efforts are largely in the pre-c… See more

Julie S.

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DS

Lesson: Entrepreneurship at the very early stage is hard for learners and a straight up and down &#0… See more

Dan S.

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ML

For industry we need to speak their language and make innovation accesible and tangible

Margaret L.

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MT

Matt's example of integrating early-on with high schools is a great example of fuelling the pip… See more

Max T.

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MS

{Success} Openness to cross disciplinarity in our L & T approaches and the {lessons} residual ch… See more

Matt S.

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DS

Success: taking a broader approach to 'entrepreneurship' which extends beyond venture crea… See more

Dan S.

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Opportunities

What are the most compelling opportunities for impact and scale in entrepreneurship and venture creation, building on Activator's work program and distinctive methods?

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SM

Taking up the language of ecosystems, when we bring partners together, we should bring them together… See more

Shelley M.

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JP

another interesting opportunity – again exemplified in blockchain but broadly true across all digita… See more

Jason P.

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MT

In Germany, much of the uni/industry collaborations in entrepreneurship focus on SMEs, who often hav… See more

Max T.

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ML

I think there is an opportunity to lead in helping Gov/Industry and Education nationally and globall… See more

Margaret L.

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JS

Connect our Social Enterprise focus with growing area of Impact Investing. Including opportunity to … See more

Julie S.

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TM

From a previous life we targeted offerings to meet the appetite for entrepreneurism in our partners…. See more

Tim M.

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MT

both earlier introduction to entrepreneurial thinking (e.g. in schools and in the colleges) and eventually more industry-specific streams

Max T.

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JS

Becoming the adjacent source of innovation for business where Activator experiences/programs enable … See more

Julie S.

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CC

Social impact and social enterprise presents a great values-aligned opportunity for RMIT. As a consi… See more

Ciannon C.

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MS

Continued and deeper engagement for impact outcomes aligned to research depth and themes, academic … See more

Matt S.

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Leveraging Strengths & Relationships

How can we work together to leverage RMIT's strengths and relationships to seize these venture creation and entrepreneurship opportunities? Can we be more coherent, more collaborative, and more impactful?

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KD

Acknowledging that different disciplines and sectors often need different language/ approaches and c… See more

Kiri D.

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MS

Focus on growth areas in the economy globally has to anchor impact actions as well. The top ITC com… See more

Matt S.

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JS

Ecosystem interest in working with uni is deep tech ventures – how do we better nurture this (where OTP) as started the journey – requires cross university collaboration.

Julie S.

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SM

Create a communication platform for quick conversations about entrepreneurial opportunities – and cr… See more

Shelley M.

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WN

There is a need for us to be more coherent in our offering. To do that well, we need to be clear and… See more

Wade N.

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TM

Important to take the opportunity to be global in our approach to key partnerships both from Australia t the global or key global international corporations

Tim M.

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